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Type Devil

In the Dungeons & Dragons fantasy role-playing game, the cornugon (or horned devil) is a type of devil.

Publication history[edit]

The horned devil (malebranche) (greater devil) first appeared under the "devil" heading in the original first edition Monster Manual (1977).[1]

The cornugon greater baatezu appear in second edition in the Monstrous Compendium Volume Outer Planes Appendix (1991) under the "baatezu" heading,[2] and are also detailed under the "baatezu" heading in the first Planescape Monstrous Compendium Appendix (1994).[3]

The cornugon appears under the "devil" heading in the third edition Monster Manual (2000),[4] and as the horned devil (cornugon) in the revised 3.5 edition Monster Manual (2003).


The cornugon is a gargoyle-like fiend armed with a spiked chain.


  1. ^ Gygax, Gary. Monster Manual (TSR, 1977)
  2. ^ LaFountain, J. Paul. Monstrous Compendium Outer Planes Appendix. (TSR, 1991)
  3. ^ Varney, Allen, ed. Planescape Monstrous Compendium Appendix (TSR, 1994)
  4. ^ Cook, Monte, Jonathan Tweet, and Skip Williams. Monster Manual (Wizards of the Coast, 2000)